The Church of Sarah Losh in Cumbria

The Church of Sarah Losh in Cumbria

Julia and I are in Cumbria exploring a rather special church, designed and built by a special lady, Sarah Losh. The Church of St Mary’s is a highly original work of architecture – the product of the exhuberant imagination of Miss Sarah Losh (1785-1853) who designed and built the Church in 1840-1842 as a memorial […]

Exploring Sycamore Gap in Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland!

Exploring Sycamore Gap in Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland!

The lovely Julia has always wanted to go to see the amazing Sycamore Gap in Northumberland, so as part of our trip ‘Up North’ we decided to take Robert Croser and Cheryl Craggs along with us to Hadrian’s Wall to find it. The Sycamore Gap Tree is by Hadrian’s Wall, between Milecastle 39 and Crag […]

We Climb Brampton’s Motte in Cumbria!

We Climb Brampton's Motte in Cumbria!

The lovely Julia Hartley, Cheryl Craggs, Robert Craggs and I, ye olde Bald Explorer (Richard Vobes) climb the steep (perhaps not really that steep!) motte that hugs the historic market town of Brampton in Cumbria. The Norman castle was an earth and timber motte-and-bailey fortification raised upon the south-western end of a ridge of high […]

Exploring the Market Town of Brampton in Cumbria

Exploring the Market Town of Brampton in Cumbria

The lovely Julia and I have been exploring the wonderful heritage, landscape and nature of Cumbria. While away we stayed in a lovely market town called Brampton. In this video, we thought we would explore it. We are joined by a couple of friends and guides, Cheryl Craggs and Robert Croser. If you haven’t see […]

Exploring Long Meg Stone Circle in Cumbria

Long Meg Stone Circle in Cumbria

Today, as part of my Cumbria exploration series, I have come with the lovely Julia and our host, Robert Croser, to look at the legendary Long Meg. Long Meg and Her Daughters is a Bronze Age stone circle near Penrith in Cumbria, North West England. One of around 1,300 stone circles in the British Isles […]